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  • n  guiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy
  • n  something that serves as a model or guide

  • Among them are the homosexual Little Horse; the contrary Younger Bear, who says "hello" for "goodbye" and bathes in dirt instead of water; and the true lodestar of the film, Old .
  • After twice failing to win a fellowship at the University of Cambridge's Trinity College, a lodestar at the time for mathematicians from around the world, Turing received a .
  • Handsome Herbert Goddard was a lodestar of lonely hearts.
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  • Indiana, PA - Indiana County
    The Indiana VFW Post #1989 and the Lodestar Bus Co. are sponsoring a bus trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the Iwo Jima, World War II, Korean, Vietnam and FDR memorials.
    June 7, 2013 - The Indiana Gazette

  • Hubert Ingraham in The Bahama Journal
    Delivering the budget communication, Mr. Ingraham said, "My government's lodestar is to reduce the ratio of government debt to GDP so as to come within the range of 30 percent to 35 percent by 2012/13."
  • Nick Clegg in The Guardian
    Clegg said: "When I took over as leader I made two assumptions that have come about more spectacularly than I could even have guessed. The first was that the Conservatives have no ideological lodestar ...... They think they are entitled to govern...
  • Richard Viguerie in Charlotte Observer
    He was kind of our lodestar,said Viguerie. "He was the one we set our course by. When he was critical of Reagan, it was when Reagan wandered off the conservative reservation."

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